Archive for the 'Collectibles' Category

Vixens of Vinyl, Celebrity Division

Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Now profusely illustrated

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Hopalong Cassidy

67 years of The Vinyl Cavalcade

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Cat’s Curiosities also sells vinyl LP records, by the way — nearly 200 offered online, at last count. Simply go to our online ABE store at and enter the word “LP” or “vinyl” or “record” — results may differ slightly, but any of the three will do — in the “Search Within these Results” […]

Coming in November!

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

What if Rhode Island horror writer H.P. Lovecraft didn’t just imagine the “resonator” in his 1920 short story “From Beyond”? What if Henry Annesley actually built the machine that allowed him to see into the Sixth Dimension -– and allowed creatures from The Other Side to invade us here?

Book-buying 101: What does ‘good’ mean?

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

I sell books both online ( and in our brick and mortar bookstore, inside the Charleston Antique Mall in Las Vegas.

A few recent listings — ‘The High End’

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

So, there you are at the yard sale, confronted by boxes of old books, records, and miscellany. What do you look for? “Buy what you like,” has long been good advice. Until you learn to grade for condition — and to tell a first edition from a later reissue or even (God forbid) a book […]

Doug French reviews ‘Testament of James’

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Economist, banker and former head of the Ludwig von Mises Institute Doug French offers his take on “The Testament of James” at .

‘The Black Arrow’ not forgotten

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Wally Conger, a California revolutionary market anarchist who remembers Ayn Rand, Karl Hess, and Jefferson Airplane — reportedly inspired by CW’s current “Arrow” TV series — was kind enough to post a favorable review of “The Black Arrow / A Tale of the Resistance” at , last month, finding it “an explosive, dizzying, libertarian […]

Here they come

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Even as we were proofreading the final draft, our old friend Ernie Hancock at Freedom’s Phoenix radio down in Arizona was good enough to chat with us on-air about the forthcoming novel back in August — .

OK, contestants: on to the intermediate round

Friday, December 5th, 2014

As models on photo shoots generally go by their first names only, and the agency sending them out (“Ship us a redhead, a blonde, and a brunette, will you?”) would have little incentive to ask or keep track of the artist whose LP was in the process of being “jacketed,” I know of no definitive […]